The 2nd RTF meeting was a follow through to the 1st RTF meeting that was convened in April 2022, which endorsed the establishment of a Regional Task Force and the development of a Regional Strategy on Biofouling Management in the East Asian Seas (EAS) region. Since then, a draft Regional Strategy on Biofouling Management has been prepared and circulated to the countries, nongovernment, academic and private sector partners for review. The 2nd RTF meeting aims to further review the draft Regional Strategy and discuss its implementation, as well as to take into consideration the countries and private sectors’ on-going programs or initiatives on biofouling and IAS management.
Proceedings: Second Regional Task Force Meeting on Biofouling Management and Invasive Aquatic Species
Monday, December 19, 2022
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The UN World Ocean Assessment has confirmed the role of Invasive Aquatic Species (IAS) as a major driver for biodiversity change in the world’s freshwater, coastal and marine ecosystems. Globally, about 2,000 marine species have...
Discussion paper on achieving financial sustainability for the PEMSEA Network of Learning Centers (PNLC)
Approved by the PNLC members in November 2022, the discussion paper identifies the initial funding requirements, resource mobilization initiatives, and cost-effective measures for supporting the network in line with the PNLC Operational Plan...
Approved by the PNLC members in November 2022, the operational plan identifies the strategic areas of interest in terms of education, training, research, and project-related pursuits of the PNLC. This is accompanied by...